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MENASource

Aug 4, 2022

Russia is forming an alliance of pariah states in the Middle East. It might put Israel in an awkward situation in Syria. 

By Ksenia Svetlova

For lack of other options, Russia is opening to Iran and is preparing to establish a new alliance of pariah states with the Islamic Republic—to the detriment of Jerusalem.

Europe & Eurasia Israel

In the News

Aug 4, 2022

Svetlova in Times of Israel: Exiled oligarch in Israel – Putin doesn’t want to annex Ukraine, but to destroy it

By Atlantic Council

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

IranSource

Aug 4, 2022

My brother was executed during the 1988 massacre. The Hamid Noury trial verdict is a victory for truth and justice.

By Lawdan Bazargan

Only the truth can heal Iran and the Iranian people’s collective pain and protect future generations from the danger of such crimes.

Human Rights Iran

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Lipner in The National News: Is Israel warming up for a nuclear showdown with Iran?

By Atlantic Council

Iran Israel

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Svetlova in Haaetz: Popular Arab support for the Abraham Accords is dropping. Israel must take notice

By Atlantic Council

Israel Middle East

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Svetlova in The Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: The lost opportunity of Mahmoud Abbas

By Atlantic Council

Israel Middle East

SouthAsiaSource

Aug 3, 2022

Experts react: Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda, killed by US drone strike in Afghanistan

By South Asia Center experts

South Asia Center experts provide their analyses of the US drone strike in Kabul that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda.

Afghanistan Middle East

In the News

Aug 3, 2022

Nasr in Reuters: Analysis: Crisis in Iraq tests its stability and Iran’s sway

By Atlantic Council

Iran Iraq

IranSource

Aug 3, 2022

Amongst Iran’s super-rich are tax evaders too. And the government isn’t doing much about it.

By Mohammad Salami

Given Iran’s economic crisis, there is widespread public resentment of the ability of the super-rich to avoid paying taxes.

Economy & Business Iran

Event Recap

Aug 2, 2022

Iran and Iraq: The struggle for tenable relations

By Alexandra Kaiss and Mariah Smith

On July 25, the Atlantic Council’s Iraq Initiative and Future of Iran Initiative hosted a virtual event titled “Iran and Iraq: The struggle for tenable relations.”

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

Experts